Global Women's Series 2013: Women and the Environment: Eco-feminism and Activism
The Global Women's Series addresses contemporary global issues affecting women and girls and is a collaborative effort between a wide range of faculty, students, staff and community members. The program is co-sponsored by the Office of International Education and Development, the Women's Studies Program, and Belk Library and Information Commons. Faculty are encouraged to participate as well as invite students and staff to attend. All programs in the series are free and open to the local community.
This year's theme of "Women and the Environment: Eco-feminism and Activism" involves a close collaboration with Appalachian's Office of University Sustainability as well as the Sustainable Development program.
For questions or further information, please contact the Office of International Education and Development, Appalachian State University.
Submit your participation ideas for the Mar. 5th opening event
We invite students, faculty, staff and community to perform short works of expression (5 minutes or less) as a public arts platform. Share your individual or collective messages of hope relating to building a sustainable community of health, justice, and connection. What are we doing to make a difference? What is our call to act? How can we contribute to building the community we want to live in at present and for the future? Submit your participation ideas
Latin America Opens Up to Equality - The New York Times; May 1, 2012.
Directory of UN Resources on Gender and Women's Issues - Posted by WomenWatch.
Latin America - Posted by International Women's Health Coalition.
Women, Gender Equality and Climate Change - Posted by WomenWatch.
2013 Theme: THE GENDER AGENDA: GAINING MOMENTUM - Posted by International Women's Day 2013.
General Resources - Posted by the Women's Studies Program